BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here said it will introduce its Neighborhood Market conventional supermarket format in Houston, opening five stores in the next two years. Construction on the first unit, scheduled to open this summer, began in early January. Wal-Mart has been rolling out on a limited basis over the past few years the 40,000- to 55,000-square-foot experimental format. Currently, there are 19 units in operation. Nationally, Wal-Mart has said it plans to open about 15 to ...
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